"I want to report a rape. I feel as if my body -- or, at least my body of work -- has been violated by the movie, The Artist."
-- The first line of an ad in Variety taken out by Kim Novak in which the star of Vertigo complains that the recent, nearly silent film The Artist samples a line from Bernard Hermann's score for the Hitchcock classic
See, this is why Garbo made the wise choice to disappear from public life: She knew that eventually all aging starlets wind up looking like ridiculous, self-important caricatures who just need to shut the hell up for their own good, lest they end up sullying their legacies by melodramatically accusing movie producers of "rape."
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Posted by Chez at 11:30 AM